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Israel opposition chief calls on Olmert to quit (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 03 May 2007 09:08:40 GMT

The head of Israel's main opposition party Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called on Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to quit for the first time since an inquiry blasted his leadership in the Lebanon war.

Nasrallah voices Israel respect (BBC News)
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Thu, 03 May 2007 14:22:27 GMT

The leader of Hezbollah says he respects Israel for issuing such a damning report the Lebanon war.

Voter registration surges among Americans in Israel (JTA)
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Fri, 04 May 2007 00:46:28 GMT

Phillip Foss, left, who lives in Tel Aviv and is from Milwaukee, registers to vote at a Democrats in Israel event Sept. 6, 2004, in Tel Aviv.

NSW Premier joins Israel celebrations (ABC via Yahoo!7 News)
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Fri, 04 May 2007 00:22:00 GMT

The New South Wales Premier, Morris Iemma, says terrorism again threatens the future of Israel.

Israel goes on the offensive at the United Nations, for first time (JTA)
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Thu, 03 May 2007 23:46:58 GMT

After being on the defensive at the United Nations for half a century, Israel has introducted its first General Assembly resolution — expressing concern for Israeli children living under threat of Palestinian terrorism.

Result of Israel-Hezbollah slugfest will reverberate through the region (JTA)
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Thu, 03 May 2007 23:46:40 GMT

An artillery unit fires a shell toward south Lebanon from a position in northern Israel July 16. Fighting in the ongoing Israeli-Hezbollah standoff has been confined to two of the Middle East’s smallest countries, but the outcome could have major strategic implications for the region as a whole.

Israel's Likud party calls for early elections (People's Daily)
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Fri, 04 May 2007 03:06:28 GMT

Israel's right-wing Likud faction demanded Thursday that Prime Minister Ehud Olmert should resign and new elections be held in the wake of a penal report on failures in last summer's Lebanon War.

Syrian military buildup worries Israel (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 02 May 2007 19:14:46 GMT

Faced with the biggest military buildup by Syria along its border since the 1973 Middle East war, Israel is privately reassuring its Arab neighbor that it does not seek a confrontation, Israeli Ambassador Sallai Meridor said Wednesday.

New President of Israel Football Association visits Zurich (FIFA)
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Thu, 03 May 2007 15:40:19 GMT

Zurich, 3 May 2007 - The new President of the Israel Football Association, Avi Luzon, today (3 May) paid his first official visit to FIFA headquarters in Zurich since being elected on 18 March.

Protesters rally to demand Israel's prime minister quit (WSTM-TV NBC 3)
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Fri, 04 May 2007 01:27:29 GMT

TEL AVIV, Israel Carrying signs reading "Elections now," and "Olmert, go home," tens of thousands of Israelis have been rallying in Tel Aviv, demanding the ouster of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (EH'-hood OHL'-murt).